Assessment is back.
The 2009 Horse of the Meeting issued that
statement Sunday with a hard-earned neck victory over 1-to-2 betting
favorite Noosa Beach in the 71st running of the $50,000 Governor's
Handicap at Emerald Downs.
In the $50,000 Washington's Lottery
Handicap for 3-year-old fillies, Rewritten collared 8-to-5 favorite
Sis's Sis in the deep stretch for a 1 ½-length victory.
the top two jockeys in track history frantically urging their mounts
through the stretch, Assessment and Gallyn Mitchell prevailed narrowly
over Noosa Beach and Ricky Frazier.